Josep Lluís Mateo: Projects, Works, Writings

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Distributed Art Pub Incorporated, 2005 - Architecture - 319 pages
This book is a faithful reflection on the spirit and working modes infusing Josep Lluis Mateo's lively architectural practice. Unquestionably one of Spain's most renowned architects, Mateo's work has had enormous influence on the international architecture scene. His projects in Paris, The Hague and Amsterdam, as well as newer designs in Haarlem, Basel and Castelo Banco, are all analyzed in depth in this volume. "Josep Lluis Mateo: Works, Projects, Writings" includes a photographic essay on the International Convention Centre in Barcelona--one of Mateo's most authoritative projects of recent years. In addition there is an extensive study by Jose Luis Pardo and an interview by Philip Ursprung. Lluis Mateo has a studio in Barcelona and teaches at the ETH in Zrich, where he is Professor of Architecture and Design.

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Contents

On Land Interview with Josep Huís Mateo by Philip Ursprung
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Underground Car Park and Entrance to the Novartis Campus Basel
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Castelo Branco Cultural Center Castelo Branco Portugal
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Josep Lluis Mateo is architect since 1974; PhD (cum laude) since 1994 at the UPC-Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, and Professor of Architecture and Design at ETH Zurich. His work has been extensively published and exhibited, most recently at the MoMA (New York, 2006), the Pavillon de l Arsenal (Paris, 2009), the Glyptotheque (Athens, 2010), the Central House of Artists (Moscow, 2011) and La Galerie de l Architecture (Paris, 2013).

Philip Ursprung is Swiss National Science Foundation Professor for Art History at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Visiting Curator at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and an elected member of the Swiss Federal Commission for the Arts.

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